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Amid rising tensions with Russia, the U.S. defense chief said Washington and its allies may "adjust" the timing for fielding antimissile systems in Europe.
April 18, 2014 | Sanctions, Nuclear , Nuclear Nonproliferation, Arms Control, Disarmament
Obama officials moved to help Iran access $450 million in oil income following a report that Tehran is adhering to nuclear restrictions, al-Monitor reports.
Washington's national security leaders reportedly want to bar a new, high-tech Russian plane from conducting treaty-verification flights over U.S. nuclear arms.
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April 18, 2014 | Nuclear Nonproliferation, Arms Control, Disarmament
A Chinese diplomat on Thursday said he was getting closer to a shared perspective with the United States regarding the North Korean nuclear impasse.
April 18, 2014 | Nuclear Weapons Complex
Retired Lt. Gen. Frank Klotz has formally assumed leadership of the National Nuclear Security Administration, the U.S. atomic-arms agency announced.
Western defense firms reportedly are threatening to cancel partnerships with Turkish companies if Ankara buys a Chinese antimissile system.
Workers found contaminants in higher quantities as they moved into part of a Western nuclear-waste site vacated in February, the Associated Press reports.
April 18, 2014
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Syria supplied an international watchdog with more chemical-arms inventory data after monitors found inaccuracies in an earlier declaration, Reuters reports.
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U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz, on new bilateral talks with Moscow over the disposition of surplus weapons-grade plutonium.
Now of course it's a little more complicated in our dealings with Russia.